Alpha 6: Aquatic palette and Escort quests


The latest soundStrider alpha adds a new palette and a surprise new quest type. In the Aquatic palette, players venture into the depths of the ocean to swim through dreamy soundscapes. And its new escort quests task players with taking props from one place to another.

 

Introducing the Aquatic palette

Grab a wetsuit and dive into the excerpt below:

 

Introducing Escort quests

From the latest shiftBacktick blog post:

This update also includes a surprise feature: escort quests! They answer the question: if we’re walking through sounds, can we walk with them too? In these quests, players encounter props that join them on their journey to a specific destination.

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Alpha 6 changes

  • Added palettes
    • Aquatic
  • Added repeatable escort quests
    • Enabled escort quests
    • Some quests now spawn props that follow the player
    • Any prop can be the subject of an escort quest
    • Escorted props persist after completing quests
  • Miscellaneous
    • Added movement behaviors to all props
    • Improvements to the exploration system

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